Kateřina Gabrielová, M.Sc.
Currently, she is a second year PhD student at the Department of Social Geography and Regional Development of the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Charles University in Prague. She graduated from School of Oriental and African Studies – University London in 2008. Her major was in International Politics. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Politics and Society at the Anglo-American University in Prague in 2007. In 2009, she worked in Vietnam as UN Volunteer for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on the treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of drug addicts.
She works as Head of Communication & Advocacy of relief and development department of People in Need. Her major focus is on developing countries and development cooperation, sustainable development, global issues, their contexts and their solutions.
In her doctoral thesis, she focuses on geography of health and disease in developing countries, specifically on research of social factors and mechanisms that influence regional differences in population health status, health care, and availability in selected developing countries.